5 Things You Should Know About Feeding Stomas
Posted in Lectures on 28 November 2019
Dr. Carolina Gonzalez-Abós
Department of Gastrointestinal Surgery
Hospital Clinic, Barcelona (Spain)
It is important to provide correct nutritional support for patients with upper GI obstruction or neurological diseases. Different approaches can be taken to provide these patients with optimal nutrition.
In this open classroom we will talk about the possibility of using feeding stomas and the main points that everyone should know. There is no consensus about some of the discussed issues, but the most important thing to remember in these cases is achieving an optimal nutritional status.